Democracy At Work: Ukrainian Parliament Erupts Into A Brawl [VIDEO]

Things became a little heated in the Ukrainian parliament on July 23 when a fight broke out.

The parliament narrowly passed a resolution, with 232 out of 450 votes, to send additional military troops into eastern Ukraine in response to the rising amount of Russian troops, according to The Independent.

The fighting didn’t start until Nikolai Levchenko from the Party of Regions, the party of former prime minister Viktor Yanukovich, took the microphone and began saying that the Ukrainian army was killing people.

Speaker Alexander Tyrchinov muted Levchenko’s microphone, and an opposition party member pushed Levchenko off the stand, causing an all-out brawl.

Fights have happened in the Ukrainian parliament back in 2010 and 2012.


(h/t: Mediaite)

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